If you tuned into Xbox’s Developer Direct on January 25, you’ll already know about Hi-Fi Rush shadow-dropping on Xbox Game Pass after the presentation ended. But, that’s not all, as Xbox has also now confirmed every game hitting the service before the end of the month, and a few more for the start of February as well including Hot Wheels Unleashed, GoldenEye 007, Age of Empires 2, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R, Grid Legends, and more.
Games to already hit Game Pass this month include Persona 3 and 4, alongside Monster Hunter Rise and Stranded Deep. For now, here’s everything coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2023.
Hi-Fi Rush is Available on Xbox Game Pass Right Now
Tango Gameworks’ next game is Hi-Fi Rush, a rhythm adventure game under development exclusively for the Xbox Series X|S, and it’s coming out tonight. Announced during the Xbox Developer_Direct showcase, the trailer revealed a bombastic comic-like art style, original tunes and rhythm-based movement and combat. Tango Gameworks has already released the game, including on Xbox Game Pass, and you can install it right now if you want to.
Everything Coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2023
- Stranded Deep – January 3 (Console, PC, Cloud)
- Persona 3 Portable – January 19 (Console, PC, Cloud)
- Persona 4 Golden – January 19 (Console, PC, Cloud)
- Monster Hunter Rise – January 20 (Console, PC)
- Hi-Fi Rush – January 25 (Console, PC)
- GoldenEye 007 – January 27 (Console)
- Roboquest (Game Preview) – January 30 (Console)
- Age Of Empires 2: Definitive Edition – January 31 (Console, Cloud)
- Inkulinati – January 31 (Console, PC)
- JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R (Cloud, Console, and PC) – January 31
Bonus Games We Now Know About for February on Game Pass
- Darkest Dungeon (Cloud, Console, and PC) – February 2
- Grid Legends (Cloud) EA Play – February 2
- Hot Wheels Unleashed – Game of the Year Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – February 7
Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden on Xbox Game Pass
After January 19, Persona 3, 4, and 5 will all be available for Xbox Game Pass members on console, PC, and cloud gaming. This was initially announced back at Xbox’s summer showcase, and we have since seen Persona 5 Royal enter the service in October 2022.
Everything Leaving Xbox Game Pass in January 2023
- Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Nobody Saves The World (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Pupperazzi (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- The Anacrusis (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- We Happy Few (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Windjammers 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Donut County (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Taiko no Tatsujin: The Drum Master (Console and PC)
- Telling Lies (Cloud, Console, and PC)
- Worms WMD (Cloud, Console, and PC)
Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct January 2023
The Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct for January 2023 aired earlier today, as Microsoft and its partners shared updates on games including Redfall, The Elder Scrolls Online, Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends, and more. Read more here to learn about everything announced at today’s event, including brand new release dates for Minecraft Legends (April 18, 2023), Redfall (May 2, 2023), and more.
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